PortaldoSites.com Search

What is PortaldoSites.com Search?

PortaldoSites.com Search is a website that you get redirected to when you are infected with a browser hijacker. Based on its logo and general infection symptoms it is possible infer that PortaldoSites.com Search is closely related to Qvo6 Virus browser hijacker and so you can expect this infection to exhibit behavior similar to Qvo6 Virus. At first glance, PortaldoSites.com Search looks like a legitimate search engine that allows you to search for web documents, images, videos and news in English, Polish, Spanish, Dutch and many other languages. Nevertheless, PortaldoSites.com Search simply uses the customized version of Yahoo! search engine, and cannot provide you with anything useful. You should remove PortaldoSites.com Search from your computer to make sure that you are not exposed to various security risks.

What does PortaldoSites.com Search do?

Your home page is changed to PortaldoSites.com when you download freeware from third party websites that are bundled with PortaldoSites.com Search hijacker. Once your home page and default search engine is changed to PortaldoSites.com, whenever you search for something, your search results will be customized and you will be provided with a galore of featured content. Although it will seem as though PortaldoSites.com gives you relevant search results, the truth is that the hijacker will try to provide you with promotional content that helps it to generate commercial profit for its creators. What is more, PortaldoSites.com Search can easily be exploited by third parties to display advertisements that would have outgoing links to corrupted websites. This way, PortaldoSites.com Search also would become indirectly responsible for exposing you to malware.


How to remove PortaldoSites.com Search?

You need to perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and see what files exactly are considered to be dangerous. If you are an experienced computer user, you can delete PortaldoSites.com Search manually, but it is recommended to invest in a computer security program and then remove PortaldoSites.com Search automatically.

If your browser's homepage remains the same even after automatic removal, follow the instructions below to restore default browser settings.

Delete PortaldoSites.com Search from Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet Options.
  2. Change your home page at home page section under General tab. Click OK.
  3. Press Alt+X again and go to Manage add-ons.
  4. Click Search providers on the left and remove PortaldoSites.com Search from the list.

Delete PortaldoSites.com Search from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and go to Options.
  2. Change your home page address at home page section under General tab. Click OK.
  3. Click Search engine icon on the left of Firefox search box (top right corner).
  4. Choose Manage search engines.
  5. Remove PortaldoSites.com Search from the list and click OK.

Delete PortaldoSites.com Search from Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Select Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup. Click Set pages.
  3. Change your home page and click OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Remove PortaldoSites.com Search from the list and set a new default search engine. Click Done.

Should you have any problems with PortaldoSites.com Search removal, do not hesitate to leave a comment below.

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  1. hi
    i did every thing that you said in your site but i couldn't remove portaldosite from my pc.
    what do i have to do?
    please guide me

    • Hello,

      1. Did you try System Restore?
      2. Did you try to download spyhunter, scan your computer and remove PortaldoSites files manually? Spyhunter will show the location of files..

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